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Upcoming events

IFB 2017 BC Fall Summit

Oct 12th 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia

Strengthen your knowledge of the Canadian financial services sector while meeting industry experts and other advisors like

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IFB 2017 Toronto Fall Summit

Nov 7th to Nov 8th, 2017
Mississauga, Ontario

Further your understanding of the financial services landscape by hearing from speakers and organizations that know the

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IFB 2017 Alberta Fall Summit

Nov 23rd 2017
Calgary, Alberta

IFB brings seasoned professionals and industry expects face-to-face with independent brokers at our Alberta Summit. Brokers

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IFB 2017 Saskatoon Financial Advisor Forum

Oct 3rd 2017
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Earn continuing education credits, speak with financial services experts, and meet fellow brokers in your area. IFB’s

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Latest industry news

13th Oct 2017

IFB Staff

IFB urges Ottawa to take steps to help smaller firms

The growing costs and efforts associated with compliance are taking a toll on smaller dealers and independent advisors, the association states in a submission to Finance Canada The federal government needs to take action to help independent financial services firms compete against the increasingly dominant big banks in Canada as well as to improve consumer protection, Independent Financial Brokers of Canada (IFB) argues in a recent submission to the federal Department of Finance Canada. Notably, the IFB expresses its support for the government’s intention to consider proportionality in the development of policy and regulation in its submission to Finance Canada on the department’s review of the federal financial services sector framework.   To read the full article, click HERE.  

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About IFB

We are a national professional association that has served independent financial advisors across Canada for over 30 years. We believe that independent financial advice is valuable for Canadians, and we communicate that value to federal and provincial regulators on behalf of the licensed advisors we represent in order to help our industry grow and succeed.

We provide our members with regulatory support, advice, education, professional liability insurance and business services to help them run compliant and efficient practices.

I personally want to invite you to become a member of our expanding organization.

Nancy Allan, Executive Director